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Social Worker

Apply now Job no: 524259
Work type: Part time
Location: Peninsula Private Hospital
Categories: Allied Health Professionals

Social Worker

Grade 1/2

 Permanent Part-Time opportunity at Peninsula Private Hospital.


 About the Role

In this role you will provide high quality social work services to hospital patients at Peninsula Private Hospital. This position has a strong emphasis on complex discharge planning, engaging with patients and their support persons to achieve best possible client outcomes.

You will be working in a supportive allied health, nursing and medical team environment.


About You

The successful applicant will have experience working with adult and elderly clients, well developed assessment and clinical skills, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills. 

Hospital based experience and a working knowledge of the Aged Care system will be highly regarded.

You will also demonstrate:

  • Degree in Social Work - essential
  • Be eligible for membership of AASW
  • Proven ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Commitment to Professional Development



Will be based on experience level and qualifications.

The Hospital

Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia's largest and most respected private hospital operator, Peninsula Private Hospital is an acute emergency, surgical, medical, cardiac and obstetric facility located in the bayside suburb of Langwarrin in Melbourne's south east. The hospital currently accommodates a 14 bay emergency department, 160 medical and surgical, 36 cardiac, 11 ICU, 7 Neonatal, 14 Obstetric, and 33 Oncology beds which includes 10 day-infusion chairs. As a fully accredited health care facility we offer the highest standards of clinical care, patient service, and technology. Peninsula Private Hospital provides an onsite 24/7 emergency service. 

The hospital is owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. We have been focused on delivering high-quality patient care and practising the Ramsay Way philosophy of ‘People Caring for People’ since 1972. Benefits of working with us include;

  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Extensive Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.


How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees). 



To ensure the quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors, applicants will be required to provide before commencement a National Police Check, Working with Children Clearance and proof of Immunity to specific infectious diseases.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Jan Gough on email

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